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Why Have Women Taken To Wellness?

From yoga and mindfulness to so-called clean eating, women are increasingly seeking out varied ways to look after their minds, bodies and emotions. Nastaran Tavakoli-Far asks why?

Women are increasingly seeking out ways to look after their minds, bodies and emotions. Nutrition and lifestyle changes - from meditating to drinking green smoothies full of so-called super foods - all come under the term wellness.

There are wellness celebrities and online communities, observers even refer to a wellness industry.

Nastaran Tavakoli-Far asks what is driving women away from the medical establishment in an effort to improve their health.

Photo: Yoga Exercise At Wetland In Huangshan
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